- Article number: PSILIGO02
Psidium littorale Golden or yellow guave, is a relative of the Psidium Guajava (Guave).
This tropical fruit plant is evergreen and can grow up to 4 meters. Grows with a short thick stem that branches in bush form.
The trunk is smooth and brown in color. As a cultivated plant, the plant can be kept fine by pruning it when necessary.
The leaf of the Psidium littoral Golden is oval and the top is shiny and dark green in color.
The 2 to 3 cm wide white flowers and have many long stamens, the flowers are fragrant.
These grow in the leaf chops in clusters of 3 during the month of May.
The yellow guave is self-pollinating.
The fruits of the yellow guava are egg-shaped to round in shape and are approximately 3 to 5 cm tall. Initially, these are green in color, but as these shreds they color to yellow.
The taste resembles that of the Psidium cattleianum but then sweeter. This fruit can be eaten out of hand, but it is also widely used in compote, jam, ice cream or as fruit juice.
Should be kept as a kip plant at a minimum temperature above the freezing point or warmer.
Winter hardness zone 11 (+ 5ºC).